Opening of the Morganza Spillway Put Off Until Next Sunday

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Why do they keep scheduling it for a Sunday? Are they planning a crawfish boil with crawfish, potatoes, and beer? Let’s hope that it’s not too much Big Easy attitude and too late! Ne laissez pas les bon temps rouler! Laissez le Mississippi rouler par voie de Morganza!

Crawfish –

Published June 3, 2019
NEW ORLEANS – Based on the current forecast, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is delaying operation of the Morganza Floodway until June 9, 2019.

The Mississippi River is predicted to reach 60 feet at the structure on June 12, 2019 instead of the previously forecasted June 9, 2019.

The Army Corps of Engineers only intends to operate the structure when needed as to not put additional water into the Atchafalaya Basin.

We will continue to monitor the forecast daily. Updates will be provided on Facebook at…

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